The Principles for Responsible Banking provide the much-needed framework for the sustainable banking system of the future – and enable the banking industry to demonstrate how it makes a positive contribution to society.

They have been developed by a core group of 30 banks from five countries, and are designed to guide any bank – whatever its starting point – to align its business strategy with society’s goals.

Find out more about Principles for Responsible Banking here.


• The Principles Signature Document, containing the six Principles for Responsible Banking and their Preamble.

• The Key Steps to be Implemented by Signatories, detailing key steps regarding impact analysis, target setting & implementation, and accountability your bank needs to take to ensure the effective implementation of the Principles for Responsible Banking.

• The Reporting and Self-Assessment Template, which guides banks’ transparency on their progress in implementing the Principles for Responsible Banking and on their impacts.